Molecular Plant Pathologist/Bioassays (PhD Level)

Molecular Plant Pathologist/Bioassays (PhD Level)

Job Title: Molecular Plant Pathologist/Bioassays (PhD Level)
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH3148_1587713389
Contact Name: Mark Newland
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2020 08:29

Job Description

Molecular Plant Pathologist/Bioassays (PhD Level)

Job Location: Norwich, East Anglia
Job Salary: up to £38K DOE
Job Details: Generous holidays, Pension, normal working hours
Job Sectors: PhD jobs / Plant Science Jobs / Science Jobs / Graduate Science Jobs / Plant Biology Jobs

Our client, a company that specialises in plant sciences, are looking for a recent or experienced plant biologist to join their team.

They are seeking a Molecular Plant Pathologist to join their growing team and to to support the establishment of plant disease bioassays. The primary aim of the role will be to support the development of plant disease bioassays and to screen plants for disease resistance. This includes optimization and execution of the following activities: preparation of pathogen inoculum, inoculation of plants and scoring of disease symptoms. In addition, the successful candidates will contribute to the Crop Protection trait discovery activities and in-house phytosanitary assessments.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate should have a strong background in Molecular Plant Pathology (PhD level), with thorough experience in plant disease bioassays. Experience with image analysis and molecular diagnostics is desirable. Attention to detail and record keeping, experience following biosafety rules and an ability to work independently are essential.

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